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they are stocking up, boarding up, and moving out from the carolinas to canada. i'm erica hill. also tonight, a scare in the gulf. after an oil platform explodes in flames, forcing the crew into the water. the dramatic video that's raising new questions about police using taser guns. >> stop resisting! stop resisting! >> and a group of young people who have made happiness contagious. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is off. much of the east coast is on alert tonight for hurricane earl. as many as 26 million people could soon be feeling its impact. even if the storm never makes landfall. earl is a category three storm right now with sustained winds of more than 111 miles an hour. the eye now less than 200 miles from cape hatteras, north carolina, and it's outer banks that could be the first to feel the effects of the hurricane before it takes an expected turn to the northeast. warnings and watches are up from north carolina, where at least 100,000 people have been ordered to evacu
for use in many parts of the world including canada and mexico. >>> getting enough magnesium in your diet could lower your chances of developing diabetes. researchers found those who consumed most magnes excuse me were half as likely to develop the disease. >>> american children aren't drinking as much water as they should be. according to a new study, only 15 to 60% of boys and 10 to 54% of girls drink the minimum amount recommended by experts. poor water intake over time can lead to a wide range of health issues from dry mouth to muscle weakness and fatigue. >>> for more living well headlines, log on to our website at wusa9.com and click on the living well tab on the front page. >>> legalized slot gambling in the free state begins today. [ male announcer ] itchy dry scalp? get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue. >>> welcome back to 9 news now. today maryland's first casino will open. it was 1500 slot machines and will open off 95 outside of baltimore. the casino got the ap
, the midwest tonight. more rain moves across the mid-section of canada and the s. into thursday, you could be seeing thundershowers develop. it will stay in the northeast. 34 in new york. the same in d.c. a little bit cooler for toronto at 28 on thursday. now, for europe today, it's going tosh largely settled and calm. a lot of high pressure areas in place. the exception will be here in the east. that well-developed system remains in place. it will produce showers and off and ondownpours. a couple of light showers moving through the iberian peninsula. for highs today, looking mild and pleasant. 21 in london. 23 for paris. a lot of teens as we look towards central-eastern section. 17 for kiev. 15 degrees in warsaw. that's a look at your weather for now. here is your three-day outlook. >>> japanese meteorologists say june through august was the hottest since recordkeeping started 113 years ago. the agency said on wednesday that the average temperature for the period was 1.6 degrees celsius higher. the highest period since recordkeeping began in 1898. the average temperature was calculated ba
are straight ahead. >>> when hurricane earl exits up into canada as we go throughout the weekend, nice cool canadian air will be rushing in. relief! your weekend forecast is coming up. >>> good morning, if you're just waking up on "early today," in sports, a busy night on the gridiron as college football season opened up to a full slate of games. here's fred roggin with a early look at your sports headline. >>> good morning, kicking off the football season with 25 teams in action. 13th ranked miami hurricanes blew away a&m. jacoby harris making an early bid for the heisman trophy. 13 is a lucky number for miami. they won big, 45-0. one heisman hopeful. to another. terrell pryor led number two, ohio state in a win over marshall. like harris, he also threw three touchdowns, capped off the first half of the 65-yard strike. buckeyes rule 45-7. game of the night in salt lake, 15th ranked pittsburgh down 11 in the fourth quarter when they mounted a comeback. john baldwin, a 44-yard touchdown reception. utah up by three. dan hutchins with the tie and he missed. wait a minute, utah called time-out
.s. but we'll see heavy rain heading up into eastern parts of canada. temperaturewise, hot in the southwest. and up to the east. but those temperatures should come down by quite a bit on saturday. all right. let's take a look at europe. most of the continent is going to be dry and settled on the weekend. but down in the south, we have been dealing with severe storms. good news is they're going to start to weaken and head out towards the southern portion of the balkans. ireland, you could be seeing fairly strong wind and heavy rain in the next couple of days. but it should weaken off. this is actually -- used to be hurricane danielle, if you remember that one. this the remnants and it's going to spill over ireland but weakening as it goes. temperatu temperaturewise, things on the cool side. 14 in staockholstockholm. better in paris. warmer in the south. 30s for athens, madrid and lisbon. here's your extended forecast. >>> twin giant pandas have been thrown to the media for the first time since they were born at a zoo in western japan. the adventure world zoo introduced the male and female cu
officials are saying with tropical storm beryearl its wayo canada today this is video in cape cod. with the intensity far less intense. however, with a lot of rain in cape cod there was some area flooding, power outages. and also damage to the outer rings of north carolina and they're hoping that the tourists will return to the altar banks. apparently, everybody is thrilled. >> you can imagine that bring this closer to home, this is from our mount ptam and let us check-in with jacqueline. >> cooler weather continues into this weekend. a storm passing us to the north will bring us increase sea breeze when this. with fog coverage and cooler temperatures. cooler today, cooler on sunday and only 86, inland on sundays. we are going to see some of warming as we go into labor day. their reversal. at the sea breezes will be eliminated and the warmer dry air will warm out to dry air. and a perfect weather for labor day, and not too stifling. 84 are run the bay shore, and 70's on the bayshore we can look forward to that. as for this morning, to backtrack to to the extent of the fog. >> at 5
and oregon, the other up to canada. we have a nice flow through the pacific northwest. you can see where the jet stream is arcing into the northern rockies, stuck as a low pressure center. that's where the cool air is and rain. you can see it's raining lightly from seattle to puget sound, moderate rainfall. back up through the yakima now. that's the case pretty much through the day today. on and off light rain through the morning. it's chilly, too. it's raining and in the 50s. that's cool. not very warm today with the clouds and showers. highs only in the mid-60s. warm weather, get to southern nevada and arizona where it's even a lot cooler. that's a look at your wednesday forecast. now here is a look at the weather outside your window. showers will be the rule, work their way down to mount shasta, crescent city only 59 degrees. we're talking light jacket and sweater weather. put the shorts away. hard to find some warm spots. the storm will move out. we'll give you the thursday forecast coming up. >>> also coming up, a rude return on wall street, big breast plans, and what's in a word or
and lower canada. i document this tore on a map that i painted for the project and also from previous projects called the road map to lost america. on the map i have taken all of the contemporary borders off the map and replaced them with native territories, and then overlaid it with contemporary highways. i have scheduled venue stops at different areas along the tour, from california to south dakota, that will serve as headquarters for my local research. when i was researching the traveling medicine show, i came across this. they had put out an elixir, and it referred to the elements that came out because of the high stress, high-pressure life, mostly because of the industrial revolution. anyway, i was fascinated by the term american-itis, and i thought it did a lot about the stress-related illnesses, and i was impressed that they picked up on that and the 1800's. i did a survey to see if it was irrelevant element today. i have a series of eight painted banners that are retellings of american history. i am particularly interested in transition history between native and european hist
, and a significant reinvestment in media. we spend $400,000 a year. that is $1.37 for everyone in the room. canada, $20. england, $80. that is how much they spend, and they are the country that are on the top of the list for healthy as democracies. we have to get our priorities straight. to bail out a.i.g., $565 a person. maybe a couple of dollars for public media is a bargain. >> so speaking of public funding for media, glenn fanrkle, you have been a correspondent for the "washington post" and you have also been based in london. let's take the bbc model. there are funded by a tv license fee that is charged to the public. whoever can get the bbc, pays for the bbc. would something like that work in the u.s.? >> first of all, the bbc has a great model. i also think we need to remember what journalism is. journalism, among other things, has to be independent, somewhat autonomous, had to have the ability to report things that people do not want to see. whether they are government, organizations, powerful individuals. my second time and the london bureau chief was it during the iraq war. the bbc had so
, he is still free pending an appeal. the cleanup is underway in canada where hurricane igor has brought flooding to some areas that are 20 centimeters of rain in a few hours. a tropical storm warning was lifted on wednesday and igor was downgraded to a post-tropical storm. the sense of crisis surrounding the commonwealth games seems to be deepening, despite official reassurances. the president has requested a meeting. five national teams have complained about the accommodations in delhi. the scottish party has delayed its arrival. >> images of games to remember, it may have to be canceled. 11 days ago and teams have not even figured out how to agree to compete. the cleanup operation is under way following the collapse of a foot bridge along the main stadium. the tarnished reputation of the game will be harder to repair. lurking from one problem to the not -- to the other. >> we will see to it that commonwealth games are conducted according to international standards as we have come to participate in these games. quite happy about these emissions. >> the scottish games have alrea
-- or should be allowed to have the final say. >>> a bomb scare forces a flight out of canada to make an emergency landing. the latest information is next. >>> plus, one woman says she's figured out how to detect certain types of cancer in a matter of minutes. >>> and a california girl gets ready to go live. we'll show you who's starring in the seasonree soof gh " lit ." south of laredo, there's a place... so hot, rattlesnakes combust. ♪ but we go, cause ya gotta eat bold. [ male announcer ] subway fiery footlong subs. the bold-acious new turkey jalapeño melt and buffalo chicken. subway. eat bold! >>> good evening, i'm raj mathai sitting in for diane dwyer tonight. a bomb scare on a jet headed for pakistan was forced to land. it took off from toronto, bound for manchester, england. a woman called canadian police twice warning them the passenger was carrying explosives, so the pilot landed in stockholm. all 273 people on board were evacuated. no explosionives were found and no one was arrested. canadian police are looking into whether the tip was a hoax. >>> in new york, palestinian
're, its origins trace back to pole climbing to those of lumberjacks in america and canada. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of t
'm showing you this, look it extended up into maine and then into canada. this will impact areas from the carolinas right up to canada during the day on friday, starting later tonight in the carolinas. cloud cover pushing up toward the washington area. so we'll see high clouds associated with -- associated with earl this afternoon and that's why we're going with ms. conditions. earl very impressive. look at that. tried to obtain dry air but didn't have much success. we're hopeful this loses some strengths because right now winds are 145 miles per hour gusting to about 170. this is a very major gat gory four hurricane. and you can see it pushing off to the north, northwest at 18 miles per hour. the thinking is it will shift off to the northeast and parallel the coast during the overnight hours. want to talk about the wind, because what you have to remember about the storms is they are huge. and so the tropical force are about 230 miles away. just becauser not in the center of the storm doesn't mean you'll have to deal with the impact but later tonight we look to have hurricane winds ap
are under hurricane warnings there and canada on saturday morning and all sorts of problems in canada as the storm will pick up speed. so nova scotia will get hit hard, as well. the momslikeme.com bus stop forecast, cloudy and 82 at 9:00. noontime 88. more sunshine and partly sunny for the drive home. temperature today around 90. that's better than the 95 yesterday. front is coming through tonight. could be a shower. rain chances not that high an we are desperate for rain in spots. i don't have much hope for you. clearing and breezy. west winds 10 to 20 an saturday, preasecy, sunny, cooler day, 70s to near 80. west winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. the seven-day forecast, there you go. you have temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80 of the weekend. on labor day in the mid-80s. looking good for the cookout. tuesday and wednesday in the 90s. another front late wednesday. maybe a storm an back in the 80s on thursday. angie goff is such a happy lady on fridays. >> i love the fridays an the weekends. -- and the weekend. move it outside where newington to backlick, fur traveling 95 northbound
about the weather pattern that has shaped up is the speed with which canada is filled with cold air. it's oozed into the northern tier of states too. that will never really in full strength come down into the chicago area. because the upper winds are strong from the west. still winds off the lake will be a big factor this weekend. and we've had clouds increase through the day. our models show storms developing as the night goes on. we expect these to thicken up as the night proceeds. but it's 72 tonight and that's not bad at o'hare. 74 at midway. here you see a plot of the temperatures across the metro area. and the dew points which have crept higher. they mask the fact of low dew points in this area that the air south is more humid and flooding up into this system that's going to race across here and produce big rains today here in minnesota. look at the rains in rosemount, minnesota. showers and thunderstorms came through that area. there they are. and here's redwood falls in southwestern minnesota. this is the weather system that's working in our direction. there have been really imp
sport played. >> people in eastern canada are cleaning up the damage left behind after the storm moved through this weekend. it knocked down power lines and trees, including this one that knocked down a tree on a home in nova scotia. and tropical storm warning now in effect for the south texas coast. it could dump several inches of rain in that area. it's 5:05. i'm still weighing up. can anyone tell? i'm present. it's about 62 degrees outside right now. >> still ahead, a red skins injury update days ahead of the season opener. the latest talks surrounding the players and their status. >> and your chance to win a trip to new york city for regis and kelly's high heel aon this. >> first weather and traffic every 10 minutes. you're watching good morning, washington. this droid has evolved to do even more. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >> 5:09 on this labor
in eastern canada are cleaning up the damage left behind after the storm moved through this weekend. it knocked down power lines and trees. including this one that crashed through this home in nova scotia. forecasters say tropical storm hermine has formed in the gulf of mexico. a tropical storm warning is now in effect for south texas and minority eastern mexico. tropical storm hermine could dump several inches of rain in that area. just another thing they have to deal with. >> yes. been busy the last month or so in the tropics. >> still ahead, dirty politics at play? we've got a warning for local voters about two possible scams. >> plus your chance to win a trip to new york city for regis and kel8y's high heel aon this. >> but first another check of the back to work and school forecast. >> coming up on 6:10 a.m. on this monday morning. labor day morning. meteorologist adam caskey live outside. and it's very refreshing outside. not much action here on the streets of rosslyn. i think i'm the only person out here. it's going to be another lovely day today. an extension of the weekend
a hugep notlation. >> reporter: with watches posted from florida to as north as canada, communities are getting ready. they're building sand birms to protect whatever mother nature has to uffer and closing seawall in coastal city, maryland, where the mayors are urging labor day weekend vacationers to delay, not cancel the travel plans. >> we expect a quarter of million people coming to the city. what we advise is they wait until the event passes. >> reporter: in the meantime, you can see the rough seas behind me. for that reason, as a precaution, the u.s. coast guard is closing state commercial ports in moorhead city and also in wilmington and ordering vessels to stay in their mooring as a precaution until the hurricane moves out of the waters. >> jim: thank you, and be safe. another offshore oil rig exploded. west of the site where b.p. oil rig did in april. 13 crew members were rescued but one was injured. the rest are said to be tired and hungry. >> it's certainly too early to know what sparked the fire. the coast guard plans to do interview with those rescued to determine the ca
canada in gordon county georgia. a man lost control of his car, crashed and burst into flames. the deputies and a passer by tried to knock down the flames. and finally broke a door window to pull the driver to safety. >>> and just announced, a book sale unlike any other. you could call it the ultimate best seller. auction use sotheby's says this book "birds of america" is the most expensive in the world. expected to go for about $9 million. wow. the auction on november 7 will also offer what sotheby's labels the most important book in american literature,irst pholio of 1623 contains all the plays of william shakespeare. that anticipated price? abou$2 kemillion. take a look at this video. is it a young girl running after a ball that goes into the street. it's part of a traffic safety campaign in canada designed to make drivers slow down.
. hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued from north carolina to as far north as canada. >> for the latest on hurricane earl, the projected path, we'll go to meteorologist doug. >> we just got the latest. the winds have dropped. now down to 115 miles an hour, making it a minimal category 3 storm. this is a live shot. down at wrightsville beach, psych a little angry owing there but not too bad. the eye of the storm should pass just off the coast in about the next six to eight hours. that is when thing should start to go downhill. tow next couple hours we'll see this picture change dramatically. something else that has changed, the storm itself. last night around 11:00, it really looked like an amazingly strong storm. winds of 145 miles per hour. now those winds are down to only 115 miles per hour and it's expected to continue to weaken as it makes its way toward the north. the latest brand new track brings it off the coast of north carolina as a category 2. off our coastline as well by a category 2 as well. we could see some of the biggest concerns around our region. once
this morning. we're cutting the ribbon on autumn. it's cooled down a lot. dry air all the way from canada is in place this morning. and it's cool. weather watchers reporting in, thanks for checking in, greatly appreciate your faithful report. right now it's in the 50s in most locations in the shenandoah valley, the blue ridge of virginia, and much of western maryland. and far western maryland, the mountains of west virginia, only in the 40s. south and east, weather watchers reporting around the bay right near the waters in the upper 60s, but away from the waters, only near 60 there. and a cool weather pattern will be with us for the next several days as the canadian high pressures has moved in and is in place this morning and will be here into saturday. we'll have highs today reaching the upper 70s to near 80. winds should increase a bit, too, with sunshine. sunny again tomorrow with highs in the southwest and another cool morning, cool again saturday morning, increasing clouds saturday with a high near 80. finally much needed rain on sunday. looks like it will dry out for the n. time for
toppled trees, knocked out power to 250,000 people all in canada. earl is being blamed for one death, a man who drowned off of halifax while trying to secure his boat. >>> here's your labor day forecast. stormy in the middle of the country. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail, isolated tornados from minnesota to kansas. windy in the dakotas, montana and wyoming. heavy rain across southern texas. showers in the pacific northwest. >> 60s in seattle, billings and fargo. 71 in salt lake city. 81 in colorado springs. mostly 80s across the midwest. 78 in boston. 82 in baltimore. and 88 in atlanta. >>> it looks like the san diego bay is getting a visit from the pirates of the caribbean. >> people in southern california enjoying the festival of sail this labor day weekend. more than a dozen tall ships from around the world have dropped anchor in the port of san diego. >> visitors can explore those vessels, take a little bit of entertainment and food, and even go for a ride around the bay. the holiday weekend at all. >> it would be tough to fit one of those in those bottles. i think. it's tough
, a weak area of low pressure, up into eastern canada. that will dry things out, and over the next 48 hours. a respite for a while. the ground is saturated. here comes the next surge of rain wednesday night into thursday. and this area of yellow, hel downpours sweeping across the day on thursday and exiting on friday. for tuesday, partly sunny, and blustery, highs to near 80. the winds settling down. we could have strong storms then, overnight, partly cloudy sky, temperatures near 60. still could be wet this evening on the shore. sun in the morning, highs reaching the 70s, and wednesday into thursday, we cou get tropical heavy downpours, out of here by thursday night. nd morning lows, afternoon highs, mid 70s, and over the weekd, morns in the 40s, and mid 60s saturday, sunday and monday. >> we will check the midday traffic. >> road work in place in advertently. live look along thei-95 corridor, the bulk of the construction on the southbound side, as you head down continuing to woodbridge, today, the rit side tied up. h.o.v. lanes configured. not too much in the way of delays. northbound mov
of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
accelerate and gets out of here and so the weekend looks good as it passes into canada. we're going to cooldown very nicely. this morning we're 75. got some 60s in leesburg and sterling at 6. columbia 69 krofton and fairfax 74. today it's going to be another hot one, sunny, low 90s by lunchtime. low 90s for the drive home. high again around 95 and 96. it's 5:01. here's angie. >> good wednesday morning everybody. right now a couple issues early on to tell you about. first we want to take you out to 15 headed southbound. this is at route 216. so it's not in the immediate viewing area but it is effecting some of our drivers. as a result of this, we're losing a couple of right lanes because of this accident. hopefully it will be clearing here shortly. meanwhile, we're keeping check on 270. no problems to report out there. making your way from 121 down towards the split. our next stop 66 headed eastbound in virginia. all clear, nice and green. you're moving at speed here through centreville and ending with a glance at 95 headed southbound. near the thornburg area we're getting word of so
controversial i ever did and that was to pardon the so-called draft dodgers who escaped into canada. and i did that before i ever began to walk down toward the oval office. >> larry: wow. did that come up in the campaign, that issue? >> no, it never did. no. >> larry: but you knew you were going to do it? >> yes, i knew i was going to do it. a lot of people that were families of those men and a few women, i think, who went to canada and they were -- they wanted to come back home so i issued a blanket pardon for them. i got some criticism, obviously. a lot of folks thought they should be executed for treason and to forth. >> larry: it's funny -- not funny but that you are here on the opening day of the u.n. opening and your book is published at the same time and that iran is in the news. we'll be talking to president ahmadinejad on wednesday. >> all right. >> larry: and now we have this lady held more than a year on spying charges and iran says they want eight arrested iranians released. what do you make of all of this? >> well, first of all, i think we ought to keep maximum communication with
a bit of its punch. the unwelcome guest has definitely left its mark in canada. what residents there are dealing with tonight. >> and a counter culture tradition in the desert. the record that was set at this year's burning manifest value. >> we currently have mostly clear skies across most of the how would i make school a better place? field trips to the zoo! more basketballs. soccer balls. and a museum! [ growls more basketballs. soccer balls! more books. yeah. like just a ton of books. [ girl and books about soft things. soft and slimy. [ female announcer now clip double box tops for education. from totino's pizza rolls and party pizzas. and make their school a better place. . >> a night-time air attack helped firefighters knock down a brush fire in southern california. the fire began northeast of anaheim. some 100 firefighters battled the flames on the ground. air support was called in and helicopter pilots were able to use night vision goggles during their flight. the fire was contained to about ten acres. >>> in canada, some 40,000 people are still without power in nova s
operation dragon strike. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: three simultaneous attacks along a river near canada hard. -- canada hard. the green zone, a taliban stronghold never before entered by coalition forces. much of the first day was spent finding and destroying caches of weapons. as for the taliban themselves, there's nowhere to be found, they wisely fled the area to stand and fight another day. combat engineers using plastic explosives have destroyed bombmaking facilities and cleared improvised devices before advancing troops. the green zone is the gateway to can't hard, -- kandahar and wasa save haven for the taliban. home to tall tan hotels or bed-down positions. the taliban wanted to hold this area. for now they're gone. now it's the 101st's might -- mission to find them and destroy them. >> dan: a man detained after a tip-off he was carrying explosives on a pakistan airliner has been released. the plane was diverted to sweden after canadian police received a tip that the man was carrying explosives. no explosives were found on the plane. canadian authorities are investigating whether
the ride of his life why a firefighter is biking from canada to mexico. >>> a canadian firefighter road his bike through san francisco today on his three country, three cancers mission. rudy is bicycling from canada to mexico to raise money for breast, prostate, pan creatic cancer research he has been inspired by strangers including a young woman who works at mcdonald's who gave him $250 his mother -- $50. his mother father and brother all have had cancer >> mark is here with sports just a couple games left but things are looking good with the giants. >> everybody wanted to talk about football but tonight baseball. not only do they enjoy a day off before cranking it up against the d backs tomorrow night at at&t but the lead in the west goes by another half game padres go down to the cubs in san diego. big emotional right-hander gave the giants nothing last week at wrigley, returns the favour tonight. 7 innings, to runs, 3 hits the only run delivered by a former giant. dewit. rbi single in the 7th. holds up, 1-0. giants lead san diego by 1 game, each team giants and padres, with 6 left to pl
carolina to new england to canada as a massive storm bears down on the east coast. we'll get the latest from the director of the national hurricane center. he's standing by live. and russia's military is blowing up tanks and missile launchers with a lot of air. we'll show you what's behind this secret inflatable arsenal. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the breaking news. an oil and gas production platform caught fire in the gulf of mexico today about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. mariner energy, the company that owns the platform, says the fire began at one of seven active wells connected to the rig. 13 workers were forced overboard, but the coast guard says no one was hurt. the coast guard reports an oil sheen, although the company says there was no hydrocarbon spill. production from the platform recently averaged about 9 million cubic feet of natural gas and 1,400 barrels of oil each day. let's get some more from cnn's tom forman who is working this story for us. what do we know, tom? >> reporter: hi, wolf, mainly what we don't know at this
that canada, and listen, let's not sugar-coat it. it's not that everybody in canada thinks there are no issues with immigration. but canada has developed a different view of immigrants that you argue is more welcoming. >> well, i just looked at the data. you know, people are yelling and screaming about this in arizona, and 15% of the work force or the population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest percentage of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in toronto or vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada, new canadians. and i think, yeah, there are problems here in canada. but the problem is, should the immigrant who is driving a cab but has a degree in dentistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully and build the economy and and i'll tell you what's really interesting. over in vancouver, which has an equal percentage of immigrants and have been attracting immigran immigrants from asia, when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, it said we can't get the skilled people in the seattle area. they put it
pounded coastal new england last night and on the way to canada. bringing heavy winds and heavy rains but no major problems except for minor flooding and power ought ages. we'll go live to cape cod on how the residents handled the storm. rick, you are ready for a nap? >> thank you, i like that. earl is moving out of here. little bit of rain remains. couple of thing tropicals. this was gaston and will likely become something later today and tomorrow . impact us posentially. this flair up could have pulled off north. that is earl moving around bang lor at this point . within a couple of four or five hours it is done for us . we will be done for earl. that is good news. we'll have complete sunshine much of the eastern sea board and so planning your labor day weekend, behind the storm things are looking beautiful. stay out of the water to let the rip currents go away. tomorrow things will be great. >> a state of emergency declared in new zealand christchurch. a second earthquake hit there this morning. a lot of people are trapped. happens of buildings are collapse power is out to thousand
on you to keep up the good work, to keep knocking on doors, keep dialing phones as to give canada's across the country or support. -- candidates across the country your support. on behalf of the national republican congressional committee, thank you for all of you have done in the name of those ideals. i urge you to continue your efforts. with your help, we will win in november. thank you, very much. i hope you have a good evening. [applause] >> honestly, the chairman says it better than i ever could. i will just thank you on his behalf. thank you for everything that you have done. thank you for your help in special auctions and in house races across the country. definitely keep up the good work. do not hesitate to come to us to let us know what else we can do to help you be as affected as we can the -- effective as we can be. [applause] >> ok, since we are talking a little bit about taxes, i would like to mention that our dallas chapter has something coming up. those of you that my fault-find your way in the great state of texas, ♪ find your way to the great state of -- find yo
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
whole lot worse. what about our friends in canada? what can they expect? >> well, they're going to get a direct hit as this system, they're going to get the next real landfall as it comes across. it's going to go over nova scotia, prince edward island, and on out into the rest of the maritime and it'll probably be going into what we call an extra tropical or more like a winter storm phase toward the end of that cycle but they'll certainly get the strong tropical storm force winds on nova scotia and prince edward island tomorrow as the storm goes through there. >> we wish them only the best. let's look ahead for the next month or two until the end of this hurricane season. what do we expect? >> well, you get plenty of storms during this peak of the hurricane season and as you can see on this animation, they're lined up pretty much all across afr kachlt the waves are coming across. here is one that came off yesterday that we're watching in our outlook. this was gaston. those are the next two in line from the so-called area. we're watching an area down here south of mexico and a system in
diverted to canada. still no clailim of responsibity that ihis veriable or credible at this time. yasser arafat has condemned this attack saying it's shocking and appalling. >> of course, we should mention back in february of 1993 was when that bomb went off in the garage of the world trade center, killing six people, injuring 1,000 people. and that, of course, was an unbelievable scene. but compared to this, it seems actually-- >> this is what they intended to do back then. >> -- minor. let's go to bob haeger who has information for us. bob? >> reporter: katie, i was just thinking as you commented there about the various planes involved. the one that we know of so far, because it's confirmed by american airlines, is that that flight 11 which had been scheduled from boston's logan airport to los angeles,that flight 11 was hijacked this morning. and it is presumed that that may thatbeen one of the planes went into one of the towers of the world trade center. there were at least two more planes involved in this because the other tower was hit. and then the pentagon was also there were eyew
lucky here in the united states, our friends in canada won't be so lucky. earl is about to make landfall as a very strong tropical storm in nova scotia. so the most damage that earl will sprou going to happen take up this from halifax down to nova scotia. 70-miles-per-hour winds, but the storm is moving quickly. so by later today, the storm will be long gone. so what's next? september is the peak of the hurricane season. usually one storm after another. it looks like we'll miss the storm once again. this is a slow moving system, should be near puerto rico about five days from now, so we have plenty of time to watch it and there's no threat to the united states as we go through the labor day weekend. back to you. >>> overseas, they're still as cessing the damage this morning after a major earthquake in new zealand. it measure 7.1 and was centered on the south island just west of christ church, the country's second largest city. melissa stokes of tvnz is in christ church for us. we know there was certain for people trapped in rubble. what do we know about any rescues or cualties at this ho
it was $8.5 million went into rehabbing and spiffing up this border patrol station on the border of canada there. well now, apparently, a senator, democrat in montana says you know what? let's just close this thing down now because the canadians don't really have any interest in helping us out with this whole border patrol station. let's close it down. we spent that money. no big deal. >> the problem -- ok, so here's the problem, we were -- all those stimulus dollars, 23 million going to improve at some of these border patrol crossings. border stations, ports as they call them. to spend $8 million on the way we highlighted on the map, white tail is in a rural area. it's predominantly used by farmers but it's crazy that they would start spending $8 million on it. nobody ever picked up the phone and said hey, canada, we're going to spend $8 million on our side. what are you going to do? had they picked up the phone, they would have found out canada would have said you are? we're closing our side which effectively, we close our side as well. >> this is another example of the president being
to forget our friends up there in canada, they are likely to see a landfalling tropical storm about 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. the bottom line is a glancing blow from a storm that once was a beast and now barely a hurricane. >>> a short time ago, officials lifted the evacuation order for dare county, north carolina, it was enough to cause flooding and power outages to thousands of people. considering that earl was a category 4 storm just yesterday, north carolina's governor says it could have been much worse. 12k >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply, north carolina has dodged a bullet and we are glad that storm is out of our state. happy labor day weekend, it will be for north carolina. >> ron mott joins us from kill devil hills, ron, how is it looking out there. >> reporter: from a category 4 to a category 1. i can see just to our south here that there are some blue skies headed our way, and by about 3:00 or 4:00 eastern time, we're expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures rising rapidly back into the 90s here, it's going to be a great weather weekend for the labor day holiday.
it made an emergency landing in stockhm olm this morning. the flight was en route from canada to pakistan. the man in custody sufficient pakistani origin and has been detained for questioning. police are searching that plane right now. if nothing suspicious is found the passengers will be free to continue their journey on that plane bound for pakistan. >>> let's go to washington. new this morning, president obama is ripping the gop over the newly unveiled pledge to america. house republicans first shared the details of his plan on thursday. this morning, the gop says its pledge to slash taxes and cut spending represents a new way forward that hasn't been tried in washington. but the president isn't impressed with the proposals. >> many were the very same policies that tloed the economic crisis in the first place, which isn't surprising since many of the leaders were among the architects of that failed policy. >> nbc's mike viqueira is live at the white house. good morning to you. so the republicans aren't just defending their plan this morning. they are deciding to go out on the attack, t
countries, including great britain, australia, canada, the netherlands, and israel, allow open service by lesbian and gay troops. we have no greater allies than great britain, austria, canada, and israel, and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. at least nine of these countries have deployed their forces alongside american troops in operation iraqi freedom, and at least 12 of these nations are allowing open service and are currently fighting alongside u.s. troopsn afghanistan. there's a cost involved in our current policy. according to a 2005 g.a.o. report, american taxpayers spend more than $30 million each year to train replacement for gay troops discharged under the don't ask, don't policy. the total costs reported since the statute was implemented, according to g.a.o., has been nearly $200 million and that doesn't count the administrative and legal costs associated with investigations and hearings. the military schooling of gay troops, such as pilot training and linguist training. we are losing highly-skilled troops to this policy. according to
recovery. what other areas to the canada is think we need to challenge the media consensus in order to run the argument for the margin the biggest political problem is looking into an aisle at the financial system relation. we have to set forward a credible alternative. we need to pay back the deficit. more should come from taxes, because times like this, if you have cuts that we're looking at,, and a difficult argument that this should not give the nhs increases right now. i would give inflationary increases. >> it is right to say that we should challenge the media consensus. i would challenge on this. this leadership election is a race between the two miliband brothers. we want to say to you is that there is -- it will not be the media decides the election, but the labour party. >> the most dangerous media consensus, the national minimum wage, saving on our national health service, improving schools faster than anywhere, the greatest danger for the labour party in the future britain is that we have stagnant wages when we're more confident than we were in 1997 and we have to depend that w
. >> great weather. >> we should have that nonstorm -- storm more often. >> people in canada wo >> of course, people in canada will agree, they got a hit yesterday, tropical storm. >> nova scotia, yeah. >> tell you what is happening down in the gulf of mexico. there has been a big job down where crews have raised that massive blowout preventer from the deep. this is what it looks like, all the talk has been about these months, five-story tall, 300-ton piece of machinery it is now on a rig headed to a nasa facility, engineers will get their first closeup look and try to figure out why it didn't do its job, didn't seal the oil like it was supposed to. the latest on the investigation, a live report from one of the ships over the site. >> okay. also, it is no secret that midterm elections could be a challenge for incumbents, especially those on the democratic side of the aisle. now, reports are swirling that much-needed help on the campaign trail could be on its way from the white house, from the first lady. find out why it is michelle obama and not the president that congressional democrats wan
.s. has fallen in terms of generosity behind new zealand, ireland, australia, canada, the u.s. is tied for fifth place now with switzerland. >>> education secretary arnie duncan was at a d.c. high school to announce this year's list of blue ribbon schools. they are being recognized for efforts to raise achievement levels of disadvantaged and minority students. 300 schools were named. you can see the full list on our website tonight at nightly.msnbc.com. we also learned today u.s. fighter jets were nearly launched last month to shoot down an unmanned navy drone that had gone astray in the air space near the nation's capital. the admiral in charge of the northern command said he was in the operations center when controllers lost contact with the drone on radar and it flew into restricted air space. just as the fighter aircraft were about to launch apparently the navy managed to reprogram the drone and bring it back. >>> on wall street today, stocks finished modestly higher on a very light trading day. the dow finished up just over 28 points. when our broadcast continues tonight from new
at the stream of moisture from east of florida and the bahamas up to maine, southern canada, just a stream of tropical moisture. it as a rich field of moisture. still headed our way. we could easily see two to three more inches of rain. that tropical moisture continues to flood in our region. by tomorrow afternoon the system should be through. drier air comes. cooler temperatures it. looks like a pretty nice weekend shaping up. gale warning lifted. southeast winds up to 0 to 40 knots at times. tonight still rain, could be heavy and more flooding. 64 tomorrow. rain in the morning. probably until 9:00 or 10:00 and sunshine breaking through, rose disci and a much nice per afternoon. high of 72 degrees. he'll have the weekend coming up. >> still to come tonight, heavy rains along the east coast. the problems it's causing in maryland. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 6:30, 77 degrees with leet rain. here's some of the stories people are talking about. we've been telling you about the heavy rains causing power outages and dangerous driving conditions across the state. for example, this car became st
in the u.s. and two in canada. all of the cases involve people who recently received medical care in india where the problem is widespread. >>> americans are washing their hands more often. a study finds 85% of people wash their hands in public restrooms, that's up 8% from temp and the highest rate since the survey began 14 years ago. they speculate the h1n1 outbreak last year may have sparked the improvement. no surprise here, the survey also found that women wash their hands more than men. all of that hand washing is a good thing, especially after a suggests the hand sanitizers may not do much to prevent the cold or the flu. they had them apply the san hand sanitizer to prevent an infection. 42% of the people tested positive for the common cold in the study. the number isn't much lower than the 51% in the controlled group that did not use a hand sanitizer. a sty study with a flu virus has a similar outcome. >>> a disease known as peripheral artery disease or pad occurs when fat builds up in blood vessels in areas of the body besides the brain or heart, specifically in the legs. this ofte
in canada. still descend-sized waves on the east coast. a lot of rip currents in florida, volusia county had 30-some rescues over the weekend. the forecast takes it out to sea over the next 24, 36 hours and not effecting more land areas. we get a break from the tropics this week and a break from any bad weather. we had a lot of heavy rain this weekend in south texas. corpus christi almost ten inches of rain. still cloudy and cooler, though. the nation is kind of divided now. high pressure over the great lakes, hot conditions over the southeast. the exception being where we are getting those pesky showers from corpus christi to brownsville. once you're north of there, it's going to be steamy. dallas in the 90s once again. 94 today. kansas city to denver, 90. summer is not letting go quite yet. but it's a cooler fall air mass. if you live in the great lakes, the mid-atlantic or new england, it's going to be a gorgeous fall-like week. temperatures today and tomorrow around 75 in new york. d.c. almost near 80. one of those days where you can get outside, if you can get away with it, take your ex
. canada -- >>> a death row inmate is suspected to be the first woman executed in virginia since 1912. she planned a 2002 murder of her husband and stepson in order to collect insurance money. attorneys have long argued that she was influenced because of low intelligence and personality disorder. they both received life sentences. she will be executed thursday night. >>> at the future of school reform in d.c. took center stage today. michelle rhee appeared on oprah today. >> michelle rhee called gray's the victory devastating for schoolchildren in the district. >> the one woman tornado at the center of a washington d.c. storm. >> o para set her sights on the country's public school problems. >> this is a warrior woman. >> she while the audience with her take no prisoners approach to improving education. we even got a glimpse of an actual firing. >> the parents came up to me and said, she could not have been the worst principal in the district. i said, -- >> in d.c., per future is very much in doubt. lennar for former critics is most likely to become her boss. vincent gray still is dodging
. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon. the company, aqua bounty, says the science can put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of the appearance, the taste, the texture, and the biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. and ben and jerry's ice cream has launched a something's fishy campaign. >> today, it's the fish we're talking about. but very soon it will be a genetically engineered pig, a chicken. >> reporter: in d.c. today, mixed reaction. >> just common sense. i think it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it in processed foods. >> reporter: since no one has ever eaten genetically engineered fish before, the concern is hidden dangers, especially since so many people have violent allergic reactions to fish. fda research has determined the salmon is safe to eat. but the chief scientists today told the fd
, the canadian maritimes. fast-moving storm. it will be 1,000 miles into canada by this time tomorrow night. what do we owe for the nice timely shredding of this big storm? >> well, it was a combination of things, brian. first of all, the storm went through a cycle which they do. it was a weakening cycle when it came to cape hatteras and the jet stream you talk about came in and affected it. there's where the hurricane force sustained winds were. only about 60 miles off of cape hatteras last night. these were the hurricane-force gusts. we got the 82, 83-mile-an-hour gusts on the cape. it did what it was supposed to do and we were just lucky. this is going to be one of those "could have been worse" situations. here we go into mid evening tonight. there you see tropical storm-force winds on cape cod there, the very tip of long island and the hurricane-force winds stay offshore. then late tonight and into early tomorrow, the end of the cape gets clipped and so does nantucket. there's still going to be problems there. even in the metro boston area, they have a flash flood watch for the boston provide
. build off the system to make it more rational. by the way, canada did not start off immediately with a single payer system. they had a similar transition set. >> transitioning a system is costly and lengthy enterprise. not like you turn off a switch and go from one system to another. >> glenn: i mean, america, let me ask you this. how do the c.b.o. numbers make any difference? what is it? $954 billion. whoa! that's a party in my pants. thank for sending that one by. how does that make a difference? the "new york times" said that every major part of this health bill is about redistribution of wealth. did you see that? when we were on the air saying it's about the redistribution of wealth. this isn't about healthcare. this is changing money, taking it from the rich and giving it to the poor. we were mock and called crazy. now the "new york times" says that. senator from montana saying that this is redistributive change. that's what this healthcare is about. the other story today is about 20, 2 -- 2020. every tax dollar will be eaten up by social security, medicare and medicaid and
odierno made a toupee of colbert's hair. >>> public protests from coalition barns, britain and canada led the banning. the new video game allows a player to be a taliban fighter and shoot u.s. soldiers. the defense minister says it trilizes the losses of war. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch," stocks in asia bounce back today. ashley morrison is here in new york with more on that. >> good morning to you. asian markets were up as concerns about europe's debt crisis eased. knee can kay w japan's nikkei was up a fraction as well as the hang seng. >>> wednesday bank stocks sent the market higher. the dow gained 47 46 point while the nasdaq added 20. >>> job openings jumped in july for the first time in five months. the labor department says the number of jobs advertised rose by more than 6% to just over 3 million. that is the highest since april. but the competition for those jobs is fierce. on average, five people are vying for each open spot. >>> with people worried about their jobs, they're keeping the plastic at home. consumers' borrowing fell again in july. households cut back on their credit
about what is happening. we have some showers to the north pushing through this great lakes in to canada, northern new york and new england and high pressure demeanor nateing our weather once again. we need rain, though. we have a six-inch deficit for the year. some spots of virginia really dry. temperatures in the 50s in a few spots. yesterday morning a lot of 40s out west. now cool spot being 55 in cumberland and stanton. we are at 70 here in town and also on the bay. 66 tappahannock. 59 in frederick. looking at the day at a glance. 84 by noon. upper 80s at 5:00. top off at 90. i will tell you hen the next best chance of rain is coming up. >>> good morning. it is great outside. >> you are already at work. >> you are right. >> i want to remind you that everyone is going back too school today so expect more crowded streets than usual. right now 95 northbound is all clear south of dumfries. to the outer loop, no problems to report north of the district live from university and 95 and the bw parkway, looks like nothing but green cars telling us drivers are moving at speed past 32 to 495. b
between the u.s. and canada ruptured, pouring at least 800, llons of crude in the waterway surrounding this town. fouling the air with a noxious odor, threatening the water and, as seen in this home video, drenching local wildlife. now, that mess has turned into another one. the canadian energy giant that owns the pipeline, enbridge, is accused of deceptive tactics by dozens of homeowners affected by the spill. >> they don't know what they're signing and they sign a lot of their rights if they don't know what they're signing. >> reporter: in a giant investigation with the center for public integrity, cbs news obtained these two documents. one is this settlement form. some residents claim the company coerced them to sign it for a $300 air purifier and some evacuation expenses. in exchange releasing enbridge from and against all liability, claims and actions. the company disputes that. the other document was this release form allowing enbridge access to any and all medical records, one that had to be signed, residents claim, before enbridge would pay for a visit to a clinic. residents in
chinn, 9 news now. >>> tropical storm earl is now eyeing newfoundland, canada, after swiping cape cod last night and dumping a lot of rain. it's explained for one death in nova scotia, a man who drowned while trying to secure his boat. little damage on cape cod. some residents of nantucket said it packed quite a punch. >> the surf, i have never seen it that high in 35 years. wake up tomorrow and decide whether we are a homeowner on nantucket or not. >> it will continue to be a concern throughout the weekend. >>> new developments in the b.p. oil spill investigation. crews raised the blowout preventer to the surface today. the 300 ton device was supposed to monitor the deep water horizon for any signs of trouble and seal the pipeline if necessary. that did not happen in april when an oil rig exploded killing 11 workers. the blowout preventer will be turned over to the fbi as part of the investigation into the deadly explosion. >>> meantime on the national mall, a group of protesters staged day one of a two-day rally to call for a safe environment in the gulf. organizers say they want to
of the highway. we are showing you the delays leaving canada or that an upper the outer loop out of new carrollton looks like this. 66, 95, i-395 has the normal volume. this is traffic live in the geico camera out of springfield. >>> i like the sound effects. the final season of the oprah winfrey show got off to a dramatic start during yesterday's season premiere. the talk-show host announced a huge giveaway. >> you are going to australia. >> you heard it, australia. oprah did all 300 audience members and over the top four down under. some say they were emotionally overwhelmed when they learned about the surprise trip. >> i am using the box of tissues under my chair. i went through half a box. >> there were several celebrity guest including john travolta. they showed her first broadcast 25 years ago. actor don johnson turned down an opportunity to be the first of her guests back then but he was there yesterday for the season premiere of. >> few people turned her down now. maybe 25 years ago. >>> it is 6:42 early on this tuesday morning. outside is 62 degrees. >> our political reporter j
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the same director. the oscar winner, davis guggenhime, featuring jeffrey canada who shows great schools even in poor neighborhoods. this week the department of education announced grants to replicate his success in 20 more cities. >> i thought it was a little slanted because i think that there are a lot of great public schools. >> does anyone in your group think the status quo is working? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: they also agree on what's at stake. >> you know, i want to be a teach teacher. >> reporter: a child's future. >> i want to be a nurse. >> i want to be a doctor. >> reporter: michelle miller cbs news new york. >>> taye tee perry tapes for zest m "sesame street" has been kicked to the curb. yesterday producers announced they would not air it after receiving complaints of parents. overnight she tweeted looks like my play date with elmo has been cut short. i'm a little hot here. >>> i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who los
. earl is being blamed for one death in canada. a man who drowned off halifax. >>> and another storm menacing the gulf coast this morning. right now, a tropical depression off texas that could become tropical storm hermine. it's expected to make landfall in mexico tonight, which means heavy rain and flooding across southern texas starting today. >>> and now for this morning's weather from around the country. severe storms in the nation's midsection. 80-mile-an-hour winds, large hail and the chance of tornadoes and flash flooding. in the twin cities, des moines and omaha. windy from the dakotas and wyoming. light rain in seattle meanwhile, showers in south florida. >> 90s from miami to dallas. 80s here in new york and 78 in boston. 80s in detroit to kansas city, 73 in minneapolis. 60s in fargo, billings and seattle. phoenix heats up to 106. sacramento, 94, albuquerque, 90. >>> when we come back on this monday morning, restaurants tried to cash in on all you fantasy football players. >>> plus, the white house is ready to roll out another plan to help struggling homeowners. can this one
south out of canada here. this front will come through tomorrow night. in the short term, high pressure will be in control, so we'll see a lot of sunshine today, and temperatures will climb in the upper 70's to around 80 he is. let me give you a quick update on the tropics. this is hurricane igor. the others are dissipating. julia is a tropical storm, so julia is a player. it is a category 2 hurricane. it is expected to cross right over bermuda late tomorrow and into tomorrow night. now, if the i of the storm passes to the west of bermuda, they are going to get the brunt of it, and there is going to be serious damage on the island. as a matter of fact, they will probably get rain and tropical storm conditions tonight and tomorrow morning. obviously if you have travel plans to bermuda, will you want to watch what happens with igor. we will get dangerous rip currents. the high temperature between 75 and 80. sunrise coming up at 6:50. mostly clear tonight and cool again. about the same as last night. temperatures between 51 and 61. sunset at 10 -- the front comes through monday night and b
into canada. that could actually suck it back around and suck it back into atlantic canada, maybe toward greenland and iceland. so this thing may not be just done with one turn. it may come up, it may come in, and it may turn back. now, that turn back is cape cod. that's ugly. if this turn doesn't happen soon enough, that's landfall, north carolina, that's ugly. and then somewhere here, that would be right there, still in the cone, that would be long island. how many people are going to be out there. >> a lot of people go out there. >> absolutely. fonch >> for the labor day weekend. i knew if i gave you half an inch, would you blame canada somehow. >> never blame our people in atlantic canada. love them, love nova scotia. >> we will, of course -- cnn is your hurricane center for this, and we will stay on top of it. chad will. thanks, chad. >>> the phrase almost synonymous with dead ends, but peace talks under way in washington. a special u.s. envoy says this time may be different. i'll show you what they're talking about when they come back. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been
have less opportunity to participate? you cannot go in and hold up signs for your favorite canada and call people of the phone and tell them how to vote if you are in prison. >> if they are in jail, they do not have an opportunity to participate. >> so what of the plain language argument? >> the courts chooses to examine the legislative history, so we covered the legislative history in our brief as well. >> i would like to present you with a hypothetical. suppose there is a state that has never had a law like this before and the legislature says that we cannot have a poll tax anymore and we cannot have literacy tests anymore, but there is a really good way to keep racial minorities from having their fair share of the political process. we will pass a felon disenfranchisement law for the express purpose of making sure that we have fewer minority voters. is that covered by section 2 of the voting rights acts? >> this is pretty much the situation. they simply look to equal protection of the 14th amendment and they spoke to discrimination. whether there is intentional discrimination,
in by a woman in canada and police are questioning a canadian citizen aboard that plane. they say he was not though on an international no-fly list. and president ahmadnejad arrived back in iran this morning after another controversial appearance before the u.n. general assembly in new york this week. the iranian leader claiming the 9-11 attacks were orchestrated by the u.s. and president obama condemning the remarks as offensive and hateful. and fox news eric shawn sits down with president ahmadnejad check it out tomorrow 11 a.m. on fox. >> congress punting on tax cuts, but they had time for this. >> i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. america's farms are presently far too dependent on immigrant labor to pick our fruit and vegetables. now the obvious answer is for all of us to stop eating fruits and vegetables. and if you look at the recent obesity statistics you'll see that many americans have already started. i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers in the united states doing jobs and i think we've ignored the is
canada, the great lakes, and new england. it's going to be a big story in the next couple of days. a big change in the weather pattern. the tropical storm in texas, all of the flooding and horrible weather. oklahoma, little rock's getting some heavy rain, northern arkansas, and the ozarks of missouri. that's where the flash flooding will be today. not quite as bad as yesterday. the forecast, gorgeous around chicago. perfect weather out here this morning. it's chilly. this afternoon will warm up nicely. the southern half ofhe country, you're not getting the taste of fall yet. we're not getting a couple of weeks. in the 90s, florida back to texas. as far as we look to the friday forecast, not a lot of changes, quiet weather pattern across the country. finally in dc which saw one of the hottest temperatures ever, temperatures 70s, about 80. that's it. no 90s for once. >> very pleasant. >> good for the teachers and kids back in school too. >> better than the 110 it's been all summer. bill, thanks so much. finally here. you've been waiting since february. the nfl season begins tonight with th
storm hermine is about to get into oklahoma. the next front that comes out of western canada mike trope -- might pull some of the tropical moisture in our direction so that by sunday we have a better chance for showers, but that is only about 40%. until then, the dryness persists into the weekend. a small crafted by three on the bay for breasts to 25 knots and two to 3 foot-four guys up to 25 knots and two to 3 foot waves. -- for gusts up to 25 knots and two to 3 foot waves. the seven-day forecast, heights in the '70s and lows in the 50's through friday. -- highs in the 70's and those in the 50's through friday. >> we want to get an update on that breaking news, that fire. let's go back to captain roy taylor. >> we were just talking about how bad the windstar. the winds have actually carry this from -- how bad the winds are. the winds have actually carried it is from one side of the street to the other. you can see that the roof of this house is burning and they have not had a chance to get any water on it. it is a three-alarm fire and there are concerns that it could spot -- it could
really impressive. this is our temperature forecast, a cool air from canada, dropping into the midwest and hanging around much of this coming week. in fact, several days, we will probably struggle to make 70 degrees. notice plenty of hot air continues to cling to the nation's southern half. the sun belt looking at temperatures from california to florida. upper 80s, even low 90s for some of the regions. that's all that is left of popup thunderstorms that invaded the area earlier this evening. there were some wind gusts, close to 30-miles an hour and brief heavy downpours, but they are dieing out. let's check our forecast for tonight. no showers, low, 52-57 degrees and for monday, the morning clouds maybe, but then the sun will come back out. high temperature, 7-h76-80. tomorrow night, mostly cloudy, not much wind, 54-58-degree lows. during the day on tuesday, we expect the clouds to increase. that may produce passing showers, but that will have to overcome the drying effects of the lake breeze, high temperature, 71-75. better chance wednesday into thursday of seeing showers and thunders
from canada, bringing sunshine. we have areas of rain this morning. starts to the northwest of town. washington county, montgomery county, northern loudoun county. still moderate range dollars there. there's light rain shown in green, heavy rain shown in yolo. shorts are moving south to north. -- heavy rain shown in yellow. there is moderate rain approach in manassas. a few areas of light rain in fairfax county, reston, chantilly and tysons corner and bethesda and prince george's county and southern maryland is light rain, stretching from brandywine and clinton and down into lexington park and across the potomac. this is good, more beneficial rain showers to start the day. there's a flash flood watch in effect until 8:00 a.m. for most of our region. we have an analog of rain and we are getting more this morning. some of it is at the. -- is heavy. the rain will continue to move to the northeast. skies should clear later at midday into the afternoon. let's break down the forecast. of what dew points felt that we will clear out first to the west and southwest. clearing last to the nort
shows one go monitorial canada is pulling ahead. martin o'malley has an 11 point advantage right now. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3%. the top issue is the economy. urlich has the support of gop voters but not trying to cross back in 2002. -- but not drawing the cross party appeal that helped him win back in 2002. join us for a closer look at their race tonight at 7:00 and abc 7. >>> house democrats face accusations of abuse of power and the senate moves ahead to a senate bill. >> the gop report comes out+ today. there are really going for the jugular, wrong direction, the wrong bill, they're wrong time. >> basically saying the democrats have done they have not got things done, and there in the rules they imposed, and do not give the minority a consideration. talk about today, thank goodness the government will keep running. >> not surprisingly congress will have a catch-calall spendig bill. it assignq" congress's giving up, they want to get out of town, go home and campaign and get ready for the midterm elections and deal with this later after the elections. -- it
. >> reporter: a group of friends who planned to spend the week in this house is now on the road to canada. >> we're heading back to >> reporter: 18 hours? >> yes, straight. >> reporter: today, the one road off the island was a slow-moving mess. >> they won't let us stay. >> reporter: the storm is fearsome and still forecast to but state officials worry it >> there have been times when people have sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours it's right on top of us. bottled water, generators and 300,000 peoples to north carolina and massachusetts. >> we could see watches and warnings continue to move up the east coast. that's why it's so important for residents to have an evacuation plan ready to go if the orders are called for. >> reporter: fema says residents from north carolina to maine should look out for storm surge. a moving wall of water that could do terrible things to low-lying areas, highlighted here in blue. this is cape cod. in the path of earl, and home to half a million summer residents. the winds have started to pick up. and the waves are certainly telling u
attempts, the program is based on a similar program in canada. and includes information from mental health experts. at least 15 people have killed themselves on metro property since the start of last year. >>> the company that hires access drivers are looking at how they are trained an independent investigation into the hiring and training of drivers, it comes in the the wake of four cplaints and a sexual assault by a driver. the subcontracts, for disabled people, unable to use buses and rail service. it operates a 110 hour training ogram for new employees. >>> a clearer picture of the standoff at the discovery channel headquarters, the person describing that in detable, chris wood. he mouthed the word run to a guard while he was being held by gunman james lee, the guard shook his head yes. james lee was shot dead a the hostages were preparing to make a break for it. >> in prince george's county, they are searching for a man who shot a teen-aged boy. flis say the teen was shot by an adult male who he knew. the teen is in serious condition in the hospital this morning. >> four fbi agents, a
pressure has moved in. i love canada, thank you. thank you so much for delivering this wonderful weather to us. we'll have a high today near 80 and a blustery northwest wind coming in. we'll have quite a bit of sunshine, too. and then overnight tonight, cool again, 50 tomorrow morning, into the 70s tomorrow with shine and a bit blustery still, but the wind will settle down saturday with that sun in the morning, clouds late in the afternoon, highs 80. much needed rain moving in on sunday, but should be dry for the game sunday night. a look into next week in ten minutes. ashley, how is the traffic? >>> we're starting off very quietly this early morning. taking a look at 270, no big problems to report. volume on the increase, though, as you see this toward the top of your screen a little bit of volume, but nothing too substantial. 95 all clear, no problems leaving fredericksburg making your way through wood bridge. and here's the pace through the springfield interchange. the center is the hovs at a very healthy rate of speed. >>> it's 4:41. 64 degrees. >> and still to come this morning, cau
republican candidate mike canada is until a surprising win. she got a lot of help from the tea party express, a california political committee that poured more than $230,000 into her campaign. >>> in new york, veteran congressman charles rangel has won his democratic primary despite waiting a trial before the house ethics committee. he has hinted he might be willing to agree it a settlement of those charges. in new hampshire, it happens the tea party candidate will win the republican senate nomination. he is leading the gop-backed candidate. >>> sarah shourd was greeted by her mother when she arrived last night from iran. she was let go after oman mediated a deal for a $500,000 bail. shourd spent 13 months behind bars. her fiance and friends are still being held on spying charges. all three maintained they accidentally crossed into iran during a hike. >>> officials are trying to determine the cause of an explosion at a tennessee plant. it happened at a plant near memphis that specializes in military flares. six people were injured. they had to be airlifted to a hospital. firefighters had to
a court date in las vegas. police say he was found with a bag of cocaine in a canada is antiowe bathroom following a show. officials say mars, whose hit song, love the way you are, is still topping the chart had 2.6 grams of coke on him. formal charges still have not been filed but mars has been told to be in court in november. >>> it is official. the worst recession in decades is over. an academic panel confirms the recession ended in june of last year. the national bureau of economic research says the recession began in december of 2007 an lasted 18 months. that is the longest recession the country has endured since world war ii. president obama weighed in on the subject during a town hall meeting on cnbc. >> obviously, for the millions of people who are still out of the work, people who have seen their home values decline, people would are struggling to pay the bills day to day, it is still very real for them. >> as for the recovery, most economists do agree, it is moving very slowly. >>> how does your tap water taste? coming up next, details of a local blind taste test. >>> plus, do
across the area from canada. you can see just a few clouds skirting through here but not too much there to talk about. look at these temperatures from yesterday. 96degrees at national airport. breaking a record at dulles of 93 degrees. and 92 at baltimore. now, 96, we're some 14 degrees warmer than we should be. today, we are nowhere near that. we talked about this earlier. we are pretty close to almost a 20-degree temperature difference by the time we head through into this afternoon. it is 67 right now at national airport. 55 at gaithersburg. we have agot 58 at baltimore. 59 at manassas and 65 to the south at fredericksburg. we have tropical storm igor to talk about, moving very slowly. maximum sustained winds at 40 miles per hour. right now, there are watches in effect for the cape verde islands. other than that, not a whole lot going on. there is a chance it could possibly fizzle out. we'll hope so but we'll watch it. that ridge of high pressure building its way in. we are talking upper 70s today compared to 96 degrees yesterday. but no shortage of sunshine. we'll see the wind
head into friday look at this. we're well in the warm sector. the low is almost in canada with the warm front up into ontario. we're going to be sitting for three days of some pretty serious temperatures around here, especially for late september. high temperatures today look winchester, culpeper 93. about 83 just because the water temperatures on the bay is going to keep annapolis cooler. gaithersburg at airport 89. hagerstown 91. tonight it's going to be another mild night. 60s to low 70s for lows. annapolis 71 while perhaps martinsburg 62. one of our cooler spots at 66. in the tropics things are fairly quiet. still lisa out there. winds at 45 miles an hour. not moving quickly. forecast over the next few days to get to maybe there. we'll watch lisa but it is a fairly quiet, thankfully, period at least for the moment in the tropics. our seven-day forecast. we've got 90, 90, 92. chance for those afternoon storms today and tomorrow. saturday, we start to cooldown. i suppose by friday night early saturday there's a chance for shower but it's pretty light. late sunday, monday into tuesday
as a hockey player, he and his dad moved to canada as a teen to advance his care career. forget hockey. he's a baseball player. nyjer morgan of the nationals using his old hockey skills. this got pretty nuts. he charges the mound and swings away. florida's chris volstad already beaned morgan earlier in the game. he tried to do it again. he didn't succeed. and morgan says, you know what? that's not how we roll in the bay area where i grew up. >> oh! >> morgan and the marlins' pitcher will soon be suspended. i don't know if there's a point to any of this story other than -- >> well -- >> interesting video, isn't it? >> tom and i battle. >> that's how we roll. literally. we give in and roll out. >> who said it was sexy again? >> tmi. >> thanks, everybody. >> see you tomorrow.
and the way that we deliver it. >> next question. hi. >> hi. my name is bob. i am from toronto, canada. i am a software developer. my question is, in what year in the future will the last newspaper printing press in north america stop rolling? >> ha ha! all right, walt, it's all yours. >> well, the way you put it, "the last newspaper printing press start rolling--stop rolling," it may be here in the newseum, and it may be for a while. i don't know. but i think the lines have already crossed or in terms of where people say they get their news, and you know what? i think it's--no offense to you, but i think it's an almost irrelevant question. i am all about the journalism and the high standards of journalism and not so much about the form it takes. it has changed before. it will change again. i can't prove this, but i believe that in my case, partly 'cause i write about technology, i'm already at the stage whe a high majoritof people that read my columns read it on screens, whether they're computer screens or phone screens vs. paper. >> can you imagine the "wall street journal" not in print? >
. >> once a hurricane and now a tropical storm, earl is in canada after it skipped the new england coast where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred
morning commute. notice thi big buckle. this is the colder air coming from canada tonight. nights longer and longer and the cold air buildin the cold front will move through tomorrow. out ahead we stir the current back onshore and that's why we see the cloud and drizzle the front rolls tough tomorrow, incases the breezes and cool air. by wednesday 20 to 25 degrees cooler than we were yesterday. here's a look at our drop. another 5 to 10 degrees tomorrow we'll be in the low to mid-70s inland with mid to upper 60s around bay. sunshine f thursday, about 4 degrees warmer. another 4 degrees warmer on friday and friday through the weekend. we'll have 60 degree temperures at the coast, low to mid-70s around the bay and low 80s inland. that's fairly comfortab i think. >> yeah. the federal govement is warning the makers of two popular drinks to stop making unsubsntiated claims about the nutritional valu of the product. labels on cana dry sparkling green tea ginger ail claim the drink is fortified with p. a. oxidants. a letter from the fd a says the beverage does not meet the federal guidelines tm
. >> it features jeffrey canada who shows it's possible to create jet stream great schools even in poor neighborhoods. this week the department of education announced grants to replicate his success in 20 more cities. >> it's not an issue that we should put our heads in the sand. ut could actually fix this. >> reporter: but critics of the movie say it unfairly targets public schools, their teachers and unions. >> i thought it was a little slanted because i think that there are a lot of great public schools with great teachers and great administrators and great families. >> reporter: still... >> does anyone in your group think the status quo is working? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: they also agree on what's at stake. >> you know, i want to be a teacher. >> reporter: a child's future. >> i want to be a nurse. >> i want to be a doctor. >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> couric: and you can see my complete interview with davis guggenheim on my webcast on katie couric at cbsnews.com. that is the cbs news for tonight. thank you fur watching. i'll see you tomorrow. good ni
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